Department of Chemistry
School of Natural Sciences
Shiv Nadar University

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in chemical biology funded by the Indo-French Center for the Promotion of Advanced Research (IFCPAR / CEFIPRA)
Applications are invited from eligible Ph.D. graduates in the area of cell biology, molecular
biology, and biochemistry. We will prefer applicants with work experience in human cell culture,
cell imaging, mitochondrial cell biology and standard molecular and epigenetic techniques
including real time PCR, cloning, transfection, Southern, Northern and Western analysis.
Funding Agency Indo-French Centre for the Promotion of Advanced Research (CEFIPRA). This is a bilateral
grant between Dr. Gouriprasanna Roy (Department of Chemistry, Shiv Nadar University) and
Dr. Pascale Delangle (CEA in Grenoble, France).

About the Project
Wilson’s disease is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in the ATP7B gene,
leading to the build-up of copper in various tissues including in brain, liver, and kidneys. This
project is related to the discovery of therapeutic agents for treating copper overload in Wilson’s
disease.

Minimum Educational Qualifications
Ph.D. in the area of cell biology, molecular biology with work experience in human cell culture,
cell imaging, standard molecular biology techniques and enzyme kinetic studies.

Number of Posts
One

Fellowship Amount
₹ 36,000 + 30% HRA (first year); ₹ 38,000 + 30% HRA (second year); and ₹ 40,000 + 30% HRA
(third year), as prescribed by the funding agency

Tenure of the Post
1+2 years, (Extension to second year is based on the performance)

How to Apply
Please send your CV, a research statement, and have at least two letters of reference sent, by
email to gouriprasanna.roy@snu.edu.in with the subject “Application for CEFIPRA
postdoctoral position”
, or by post to reach the following office on or before 3rd March 2017
(end of first week of March).

Ms. Saritha Rajan
EA to the HOD (Chemistry)
School of Natural Sciences
Shiv Nadar University P.O.
Tehsil Dadri, District Gautam Buddha Nagar
UP 201314, India.
Email: saritha.rajan@snu.edu.in
Telephone: +91 120 3819118
Please use PIN 201314 for Speed Post or registered post, and PIN 201307 (Dadri) for courier
services.
Short-listed candidates will be called for interview at the Shiv Nadar University campus. No
TA/DA will be provided for appearing in this interview.

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